Why this book?
Harry Potter is the series that got my twelve-year-old reading, and I’m not at all surprised. J.K. Rowling’s timeless writing turned them into instant classics, and as my daughter pointed out when I asked her why she liked them, the plots are superbly structured, with super dynamic endings that tie up all their loose ends.
Why should I read it?
What is this book about?
Galloping gargoyles ... 2022 is the silver anniversary of J.K. Rowling's magical classic Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone!
The boy wizard Harry Potter has been casting a spell over young readers and their families ever since 1997. Now the first book in this unmissable series celebrates 25 years in print! The paperback edition of the tale that introduced us to Harry, Ron and Hermione has been updated and dressed in silver to mark the occasion. It's time to take the magical journey of a lifetime ...
Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping…